Easterling v. TJK-ELS West End Inc
ORDER - The parties Rule 26(f) report shall be filed with the Court on or before May 15, 2017. Signed by Magistrate Judge Michael J. Newman on 4/20/2017. (dm)(This document has been sent by regular mail to the party(ies) listed in the NEF that did not receive electronic notification.)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO
WESTERN DIVISION AT DAYTON
Case No. 3:17-cv-67
TJK-ELS WEST END, INC.,
District Judge Thomas M. Rose
Magistrate Judge Michael J. Newman
ORDER REQUIRING THE PARTIES TO CONFER IN GOOD FAITH AND TO
SUBMIT A RULE 26(f) REPORT ON OR BEFORE MAY 15, 2017
Plaintiff filed this civil action pro se, i.e., on his own behalf without representation by a
lawyer.1 Accordingly, this case is referred to the undersigned United States Magistrate Judge
pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b) and Dayton General Order No. 13-01.
Pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(f), the parties are ORDERED to confer
informally and in good faith to prepare a Rule 26(f) Report. 2 The parties’ Rule 26(f) report shall
be filed with the Court on or before May 15, 2017. Unless otherwise agreed to by the parties in
their Report, initial disclosures must be made as required by Rule 26(a)(1). Rule 26(a)(1) initial
disclosures must be served upon all parties in the case and should not be filed with the Court
unless filed in support of a motion.
Because Plaintiff is not represented by an attorney, he does not have access to the
electronic filing system (CM/ECF) and will not receive service electronically via such system.
Accordingly, all parties must serve all filings pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 5 and a certificate of
The Court directs all unrepresented parties to the Guide for Pro Se Litigants on the Court’s
website at http://www.ohsd.uscourts.gov/pro-se-handbook.
A form Rule 26(f) Report of the Parties (applicable to the Western Division at Dayton) is
accessible on the Court’s website at: http://www.ohsd.uscourts.gov/ohio-southern-district-forms.
service must be attached thereto setting forth the date and manner of service.
To ensure timely communication with the Court, all counsel of record and pro se Plaintiff
must immediately inform the Court and the other parties, in writing, of changes to your mailing
address and/or telephone number. In this regard, the parties are ORDERED to file notices of
change of address or phone number as soon as practicable after any such change.
The parties are ADVISED that failure to comply with any provision of this Order may
result in appropriate sanctions including, but not limited to, dismissal of this action or the entry
of a default judgment pursuant Rule 16(f) and Rule 37(b)(2)(A).
IT IS SO ORDERED.
April 20, 2017
s/ Michael J. Newman
Hon. Michael J. Newman
United States Magistrate Judge
Disclaimer: Justia Dockets & Filings provides public litigation records from the federal appellate and district courts. These filings and docket sheets should not be considered findings of fact or liability, nor do they necessarily reflect the view of Justia.
Why Is My Information Online?